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Defining and Developing Your Dream Team Webinar #1: It's All About the Job January 8, 2020 1:00 pm EST REGISTER TODAY The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) and Veterinary Medical Association Executives (VMAE) are pleased to announce the launch of a new three-part webinar series.In It’s All About the Job, you will learn how to create accurate job descriptions that allow management and team members to hold employees accountable for specific duties. Conduct regular employee reviews to provide feedback and counseling that promote growth. Keep employees engaged through job enrichment to stimulate and support employee development and prevent...

This survey is being conducted by faculty members at Colorado State University with the goal of better understanding veterinarians' attitudes and behaviors related to physical activity for both animal and owner health. The collective evidence of a positive relationship between physical activity and health in both people and animals suggests that implementation of outdoor, dog-associated activities to increase activity may synergistically enhance both human and dog health. Pilot studies at specialty veterinary clinics have shown that veterinarian prescribed physical activity programs are feasible and successful, but little is known about...

The AVMA is collaborating with the state veterinary medical associations to conduct a survey to leverage the collective power of the veterinary profession at the state and national level. The survey will enable us to understand veterinarians’ network of relationships with public officials, interest in public policy issues impacting veterinary medicine, and desire to take a more active role in advocating for our profession to advance sound public policy. Take the survey at https://www.avma.org/advocacysurvey...

VBMA’s 6th Annual Partners in Practice takes place November 2  Washington State University’s Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) – ranked #1 globally – is excited to host its Sixh Annual Partners in Practice. The event will take place Saturday, November 2, 2019 at WSU in Pullman. This is an important opportunity to meet veterinary students at all points in their schooling to advertise a job or internship position, market your practice/company, learn about the newest generation of vets, and network with students and fellow veterinary professionals. Partners in Practice will be a fun-filled evening of learning (CE...

The Idaho Sheep and Goat Health board has sponsored the American Dairy Goat Association National convention to be held this October at the Riverside Hotel in Boise.  There will be an opportunity for Idaho Veterinarians to attend the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners, Veterinary Continuing Education Programs October 19th and 20th.  The first 40 vets to pre-register each day will be sponsored by the ISGHB free of charge. More information about the topics and credits will be released in September If you would like to register to learn more about goat...

Title: WATCVM-Acupuncture-Flyer-100519 Description: In this seminar, Dr. Terri Rosado, DVM, CVA, CCRT, CVFT, CTNP, from the Chi Institute will be presenting how acupuncture can supplement conventional practice and increase treatment options for patients. Other topics covered include acupuncture's application in internal medicine and how Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine makes its diagnoses. Time/Location: 9am-4pm; Bustad Hall 145, 1845 Ott Road, Pullman, WA 99163 Lunch: Provided to those that RSVP by September 25 using this link: https://forms.gle/rxDJ9uTDMo7sBynS9 Contact: ashley.nakaoka@wsu.edu Cost: -$100-- Non-WSU VTH veterinarian -$60-- Non-WSU VTH veterinary technician -Free-- Current WSU students/faculty/technicians ...

2019 Eastern Idaho Rabies Clinics Every Dog & Cat 3 Months Of Age & Older Needs Protection! Get Your Pet Vaccinated At The Annual Public Rabies Vaccination Clinic. Cost is $15.00 for cats and dogs over 3 months of age. Senior Citizens (65 & Over) Get One Free Vaccination Per Household Upon Proof Of Age. Idaho Falls- Wed. May 8th, 1-7 pm, City Activity Center Pocatello- Sat. May 4th, 9-1 pm, Bannock Co. Fairgrounds, Building B Malad-Fri. May 3rd, 5-7 pm, Malad Fire Station Blackfoot- Sat. May 4th, 9am-12pm, Ace Hardware Rigby-Wed. May 9th, 4-6pm, Mountain...

What it Takes to Build a Career in One HealthJoin the AVMA Veterinary Career Center on Wednesday, March 13, for a free, one-hour webinar to learn about core educational competencies, training, and career opportunities in the One Health arena. Dr. Eri Togami, One Health fellow at the One Health Institute at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, will share findings from the One Health Action Collaborative's research and from a global survey of more than 800 students, graduates, workers, and employers in the field of One Health. You will learn about: Training, competencies, and...

MARIETTA, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A lucky dog will now get a second chance at life thanks to two caring doctors. Dr. Michael Good and Dr. John Keating performed surgery Thursday on a Labrador mix named "Sheldon" that they believe was hit by a car, dislocating both of his hips. Dr. Good owns Town and Country Veterinary Clinic in Marietta. He teamed up with Dr. Keating, an orthopedic surgeon for humans, nearly a decade ago to help homeless animals with major injuries. "We're kind of working outside of the box a little bit, but the end result is, we're saving these...

  WSU CVM Spring Conference March 29-31, 2019 Pullman WA  12 hours of CE credit will be offered. Tracks include: Equine, Food Animal, Small Animal, and a Technician Track.   To learn more visit: Go.vetmed.wsu.edu/SpringConference   Invited Speakers: Dr. Denise Konetchy, DVM, MPH, DACVPM (Ag Animal) Kim Spelts, BS, CVT, VTS (Technician) Dr. Jorge Vanegas, DVM, MPVM (Ag Animal) Dr. Kathryn Wotman, DVM, DAVIM (Large Animal, DACVO Labs: Equine: Ultrasound of the Distal Limb. Instructor: Dr. Jarrod Troy (Veterinarian) Honeybee Diseases & Identification. Instructors: Brandon Hopkins, PhD and Dr. Cynthia Faux, DVM (Veterinarian) Small Animal Physical Rehabilitation for Everyday Practices. Instructors: Dr. Jessica Bunch DVM,...

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